NOVA Board of Directors

NOVA’s Board of Directors currently has eighteen (18) members who are selected through a nominating committee process. Directors serve for a term of three (3) years and are limited to two terms before rotating off The Board for at least one year. The Board is the governing body and is responsible for the strategic decisions, financial oversight, and resource development of the agency. NOVA’s Board develops a strategic plan for the agency and is comprised of 7 committees and 5 subcommittees. The Board meets six times a year as a full Board and the Executive Committee meets the alternate months as needed. All board members must adhere to the By-Laws as amended June 19, 2012.

NOVA Board of Directors

Benjamin M. Derby,  President
Super Enterprises

Karen Kern, Vice President
Penn Foundation

Jillian Goldman,  Secretary
Schiller Grounds Care

Helen Holweger, Treasurer
Certified Public Accountant

Kareem Afzal
PDC Machines, Inc.

Stephen Albert
Community Volunteer

Morgan Cooper
Univest Bank & Trust Co.

Ronald Davis
Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment

Dorothy Gaboda
Community Volunteer

Christina Greenwood
Community Volunteer

Christopher R. Grezlak
Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Robert Hills
Community Volunteer

Jonathan Kassa
Allied Universal Security Services

Marianne Kepler
Bucks County Community College

Michelle L. Obetz
Kreischer Miller

Barbara Paul
Penn Community Bank

Karen Robbins
Community Volunteer

Hon. Mark S. Schweiker
Renmatix, Inc.
44th Governor Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Penelope R. Ettinger
Executive Director